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Shelfmark:  Waller Ms gb-01637
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  235 x 187mm
Extent:  2 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  note/-s
Extent:  1a-2a
Language:  English
Place:  Unidentified
Date:  1796-01-16 (around)
Comments to date:  year added by unknown hand
Short summary:  Biographical and bibliographical notes on Charles and James Hutton with reviewing notes on the former's Mathematical & Philosophical Dictionary
Person:  Stewart, Dugald, 1753 (Edinburgh)-1828 (Edinburgh), Mathematician, Philosopher, Professor, author
Person:  Pictet, Marc-Auguste, 1752-1825, Physicist, Politician, Meteorologist, addressee ?
Person:  Hutton, Charles, 1737 (Newcastle-on-Tyne)-1823 (London), Mathematician, person referred to
Person:  Hutton, James, 1726-1797, person referred to
Person:  Prévost, Pierre, 1751-1839, Physicist, Philosopher, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  A mathematical and philosophical dictionary: containing an explanation of the terms, and an account of the several subjects, comprized under the heads mathematics, astronomy, and philosophy both natural and experimental ... also memoirs of the lives and writings of the most eminent authors, both ancient and modern, etc., HUTTON. Charles. LL.D., London, 1796, 1795. 2 vol.: pl. XXXVII; illus. 4o. (Book)
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